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La Racineuse tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Racineuse in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 24 km from La Racineuse

Visit La Racineuse: highlights and tourist information

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La Racineuse is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 24 km and Beaune at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Racineuse, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Racineuse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 24 km (direction west)

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of...

See Beaune guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region,...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction south-west)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but...

See Tournus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide


at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is...

See Dole guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 43 km (direction south-west)

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional...

See Brancion guide


at 48 km (direction east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can...

See Arbois guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century, is...

See Cormatin guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near La Racineuse


Markets in and near La Racineuse

  • Mervans: market Friday (5km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (11km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (19km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (23km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (31km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)

More information about La Racineuse, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near La Racineuse, France

What to do at La Racineuse? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Racineuse.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (32km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (57km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (30km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (39km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (38km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (38km)
  • Source - la Seille (41km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (42km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

La Racineuse is in the eastern-center of France at 64 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: La Racineuse is 307 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Racineuse

Canton: Pierre-de-Bresse

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71310

Distance to La Racineuse

from Macon (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 307 km

from Calais: 518 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 275 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to La Racineuse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dampierre-en-Bresse, Mervans, Saint-Bonnet-en-Bresse, Saint-Didier-en-Bresse, Serley, Serrigny-en-Bresse, Toutenant and Villegaudin.

This page in French: Visiter La Racineuse

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